Medications

Medications

Medications

Guidelines for administration of oral medication to students must follow the Rainbow District School Board Policy.

Procedures relative to the administration of oral medication will be adopted only:

  • when requested in writing by the parent/guardian
  • when authorized by a physician
  • when medication must be provided during school hours.

Your understanding in this matter is most appreciated.

Authorization Regarding Medication

The principal will, after agreeing to consider the request, obtain a signed request/authorization form from the parent/guardian and supervising physician indicating:

  • type of medication to be administered
  • the required dosage
  • the schedule of administration
  • the method of administration
  • the action to be taken in the event of possible hazards or side effects
  • the emergency contact